Honda Accord: Operating the XM Radio - Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) - Features - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Operating the XM Radio

To listen to XM Radio, turn the

To listen to XM Radio, turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position, and press the listened to will show in the audio button. The last channel you listened to will show in the audio screen and the center display. Adjust the volume by turning the power/ volume knob.

Push the AUDIO button to display XM information on the screen. You can operate the XM Radio system with the interface dial.

MODE - To switch between the category mode and channel mode, press and hold the TITLE button until the mode changes. The CATEGORY or CHANNEL mode is displayed on the screen. To switch the mode with the interface dial, push down the interface selector to select AUDIO MENU, then turn the knob to select MODE, and press ENTER on the selector repeatedly.

In the category mode, such as Jazz, Rock, Classical, etc., you can navigate through all of the channels within that category. In the channel mode, you can select all of the available channels.

Each time you press and release the TITLE button, the center display changes in the following sequence:

NAME (artist name), TITLE (music title), and CHANNEL NAME (channel name).

On the screen, youwill see the selected CHANNEL (number), CATEGORY, NAME (artist name), and TITLE (music title).

TUNE - Press either side of the TUNE bar to change channel selections. Press the bar for higher numbered channels side of the bar for higher numbered channels and the numbered channels. You can also side for lower numbered channels. You can also change channels with the interface selector, push down the interface selector to select AUDIO MENU, then turn the interface knob to choose TUNE and press ENTER on the selector. Turn the interface knob to the appropriate direction. In the category mode, you can only select channels within that category.

CHANNEL LIST - Push down the interface selector to select AUDIO MENU, then turn the interface knob to select CHANNEL LIST and press ENTER on the selector. Turn the interface knob to select a channel, then press ENTER to set your selection.

 CATEGORY () - Press or either side of the bar to select) - Press either side of the bar to select another category. You can also change a category by pushing the interface selector left or right.

SCAN - The scan function gives you a sampling of all channels while in the channel mode. In the category mode, only the channels within that category are scanned. To activate SCAN, press the SCAN side of the SCAN/A.SEL bar. To scan with the interface dial, scroll down, and push the interface selector to the right.

You will see SCANon the screen and center display.

The system plays each channel in numerical order for a few seconds, then selects the next channel. When you hear a channel you want to continue listening to, push the interface selector to the right again or press the SCAN side of the bar to cancel.

Preset - You can store up to 12

Preset - You can store up to 12 preset channels using the six preset buttons. Each button stores one channel from the XM1 band and one channel from the XM2 band.

To store a channel:

1. Press the up by pushing the interface button or scroll up by pushing the interface selector up. Either XM1 or XM2 will be shown on the display.

2. Use the tune, skip (seek), or scan function to tune to a desired channel.

In category mode, only channels within that category can be selected. In channel mode, all channels can be selected.

3. Pick the preset button you want for that channel. Press and hold the preset button until you hear a beep. You can also pick the number with the interface dial.

Select your desired number and press and hold ENTER on the interface selector.

4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to store the first six channels.

5. Press the up again. The other XM band will button or scroll up again. The other XM band will be shown. Store the next six channels using steps 2 and 3.

Once a channel is stored, press and release the proper preset button to tune to it.

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